Opinion

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 16

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 17, 2013 – Council to discuss rate hike issues Tuesday – Residents get a second chance to voice opinions – Since early August when Lincoln re ...

30 days of the 3-foot Law

Doesn’t time just fly by?  Here we are already 30 days into the 3-foot law and what has changed?  Not much. The good news is that for several days, there was ...

‘Dracula Untold’ doesn’t need the explanation

I don’t know what compels filmmakers to create origin stories for well-known villains. Storytelling 101 for evil-doers says that if you don’t know why they’re so ...

Time to Review Your Medicare Coverage

Medicare’s annual open enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage.   O ...

Vote no on Measure A

Kudos to The News Messenger for asking the City Council and the candidates for their position on Measure A tax increase. It appears Peter Gilbert, Paul Joiner, Stan Nader, Christi ...

Endorsement for Bill Lyons

As senior member of the Lincoln Planning Commission and a longtime resident of Lincoln, I have seen members of the Planning Commission come and go. Bill Lyons is one who stands ou ...

Supervisors do enough work; they deserve to get a pay raise

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County supervisor’s position is part time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor puts into their position a ...

Help SARSAS save salmon

The salmon teach us about the intricate life cycle of all living beings, help sustain the beautiful forests and, provide us with a source of healthy heart and brain nutrition. Sav ...

Not hard to recycle right

Last Saturday, I took some cardboard to recycle at the library (Twelve Bridges Library) and this is what I saw. I was appalled to see so much cardboard on the ground. There was p ...

Guided thistles - I mean missiles

It may not be common knowledge today, but during the Cold War, the Russians knew all about Lincoln. Never mind the Strategic Air Command, based a few miles north of Lincoln at Bea ...